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Old 03-29-2008, 04:26 AM   #31 (permalink)
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Well we are on alittle streak 2 games in a row. Looks like moving Jose and Bargs to the second unit is working. TJ has not hurt us yet as a starter, he has held his own, alittle bit of a drop off from having Jose as a starter but not so bad. Jose has been able to over come what TJ has served him by igniting the second unit. Jose seems to make the players around him better compared to TJ. In our last 2 games (wins) Jose was a + 10 and +9 for a total of +19, TJ was a - 3 and a +1 for a total of -2. No matter what role you put Jose in he seems to play well, however it seems that TJ requires the better players around him to play better.In conclusion the key for the duo to work really comes down to Mitch and his substitution pattern. Mitch must rule with a iron hand when assigning minutes with his point guards. He can't be concerned about pissing off TJ with reduction of minutes. We all know that Jose is good but sometimes he walks on the court with our team so far behind that we just don't have enough time to get back into games.Jose was our spark off the bench last year and he will be once again. We should continue to bring Jose out with the second unit, he just makes everyone that much better and let TJ start because hes a big suck and he needs the better players to help his game. We won't have to worry about this next year, all this catering to the suck TJ will be gone when the Raptors unload the attitude to another team. The Bucks unloaded TJ for a reason and it looks the Raptors will unload him for the same reason I just hope there is a team willing to take him.Players,fans,media and the world saw how the cry baby got his starting job back, he was not deserving but everyone is biting the bullet for the team. This controls the cancer for the time being we all should hope that the cancer does not spread. Putting TJ back in the starters role is like TJ getting radiation treatment to control the cancer,however,I am not convinced that the cancer will be completly eliminated until we ship his ass out of town.

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